Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa

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  • ½ kg of sitaw (string bean) cut in desired length
  • 2 cups of Kalabasa (squash or pumpkin) cubed
  • ¼ kg of boneless pork (cut into small cubes)
  • ½ cup of dried juvenile shrimps (kuros)
  • 6 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium size onion (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup of sliced ginger
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • Oil
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • Fish sauce (patis) to taste
  • Cocomilk (instant or fresh) in desired amount
  • Water


  1. Saute garlic and onions until the garlic is brown.
  2. Add the ginger, fish sauce, pepper, pork and dried shrimp.
  3. Saute and the meat is light brown.
  4. Add a little bit of water. Simmer until the pork is tender.
  5. Pour in the cocomilk. Stir a little.
  6. Add the sitaw or string bean and Kalabasa. Simmer until the Sitaw and Kalabasa are cooked.
  7. Serve and enjoy! 🙂

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